Pineros – Immigrant forestry workers fight wildfires

Pineros – Immigrant forestry workers fight wildfires

Victor Landa October 30, 2019

As millions are impacted by wildfires burning in California, forestry crews are on the front lines. Largely immigrant crews known as pineros face unsafe working conditions and have little protection […]

Trump campaign trolls Biden by purchasing his Latino voter website

Victor Landa October 29, 2019

Shortly after former Vice President Joe Biden announced his 2020 campaign’s effort to attract Latino voters, President Trump’s reelection campaign trolled the Democratic front-runner by purchasing the Latino voter URL named after the […]

Progressives, Hispanics are not ‘Latinx.’ Stop trying to Anglicize our Spanish language.

Victor Landa

OPINION When Yale professor Cydney Dupree and her colleague analyzed more than two decades worth of political speeches and conducted experiments searching for bias when communicating with racial minorities, they were surprised […]

One thing has united different Latino generations — defeating Trump

Victor Landa

Sunday dinners in the Tambara household were more than a weekly source of food — they brought revelry, reminiscence and sometimes heated political debate — especially as presidential elections approached.  […]

How politics threatens the 2020 Census

Victor Landa October 24, 2019

A new report should raise alarms about the upcoming 2020 Census. According to the Pew Research Center, the good news is that the overwhelming majority of Americans are aware of the […]

Revenue is soaring for Latino-owned companies

Victor Landa

Latino-owned small businesses have struck gold — and are growing faster than the competition, according to a new study. The average revenue of Latino-owned restaurants, retail stores, construction companies and […]

As Trump seeks reelection, immigrant voters stand in his path

Victor Landa

HOUSTON — This is where a nation changes: a public school auditorium that moonlights as a veritable citizenship factory. At the M.O. Campbell Educational Center, where murals honoring the arts and sciences […]